Couples Therapy

Based on the observation of over 3,000 couples, Gottman Method Couples Therapy is a practical and highly effective approach to guiding couples across the chasm that divides them.  This approach uses research-based assessments and effective interventions.

Gottman Method Couples Therapy helps couples strengthen:

  • The Friendship System – the foundation for intimacy and an emotional connection
  • The Conflict System – the basis for helping couples identify and address solvable problems
  • The Shared Meaning System – the foundation of the relationship that helps partners discover their shared purpose for building a life together

Mary Jane is also certified as a Keeping Love Alive® relationship leader as well as a Marriage Breakthrough® seminar presenter by therapist and best-selling author Michele Weiner-Davis.  These programs will help Mary Jane teach the tools for transforming any relationship challenge into an opportunity for growth. Topics may include:

  • SMARTER SOLUTIONS: Learn problem-solving methods and discover new alternatives.
  • SOLUTION-ORIENTED GOALS: Develop specific, action-oriented goals with solutions.
  • IF IT WORKS, DON’T FIX IT: Determine what you do differently during problem-free times.
  • DOING SOMETHING DIFFERENT FOR A CHANGE: Break free from relationship ruts that have kept you stuck.
  • DIVORCE IS NOT ALWAYS THE ANSWER: Learn how divorce is not always the answer and you can divorce-proof your marriage.
  • HE SAYS, SHE SAYS: Understand how gender differences in communication and intimacy affect marriages.
  • BECOMING A SOLUTION DETECTIVE: Identify relationship strengths and strategies that work.